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Esther Wanjiru Kariuki

Communications Assistant

Esther is a communications assistant for the Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Program.

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From Community Health to the Front Lines of COVID-19

How health worker Milton Okumu Maina adapted to the fight against a pandemic.

How One Nurse Leader Transformed Family Planning Services at This Kenyan Health Facility

Meet Alice Boit, the nurse-in-charge of the Rhonda Dispensary and Maternity health facility in Nakuru Town County, Kenya.

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Technical & Policy Briefs: Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Program

Our USAID-funded Human Resources for Health (HRH) Kenya Program has partnered with the government of Kenya to build an even more resilient health workforce, with stronger human resource systems,...

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Improving Leadership, Management, and Governance of the Health Workforce in Kenya’s Devolved System

County leadership were ill prepared in human resources for health management capacity, leadership structures, and organizational arrangements when the Government of Kenya devolved health service...

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Promoting County Training Needs Assessments for Effective Human Resources for Health Capacity Development in Kenya

This policy brief shares the benefits, and makes a case for institutionalization of training needs assessment (TNA) as a systematic process of identifying gaps in the performance of health service...

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Averting Public Health Sector Industrial Unrest in Kenya: Establishing Stakeholder Work Councils to Foster Harmonious Labor Relations

Health worker-related industrial unrest has serious negative effects on health service delivery especially on rural poor. Kenya’s health worker strike lasted over 300 days, with the doctors’...

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Building a Sustainable Financial Resource Base to Support Health Workforce Training Toward Universal Health Coverage

A major contributing factor to the chronic health worker shortage in Kenya is the high cost of medical education, which many aspiring Kenyan families cannot afford. Dropout rate of students at the...

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